Cuff Bracelet PREPARATION - Intro to Annealing & Rolling Mill

  • Monday, October 18, 2021
  • Tuesday, October 19, 2021
  • 2 sessions
  • Monday, October 18, 2021, 9:00 AM 11:30 AM (PDT)
  • Tuesday, October 19, 2021, 9:00 AM 11:30 AM (PDT)
  • Jewelry Studio, Class Code JE-AJA101821JL
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  • $119 tuition + $5.00 materials fee
  • $91 tuition + $5 materials fee

Registration is closed

In these preparatory classes students will learn torch handling to anneal copper rod and use of the rolling mill to reduce the copper rod to exact specifications. The copper rods will then be used to create file patterned bracelets.

This class is a prerequisite to File Cuff Bracelet beginning on October 26. You can register and read more here.


  • There is a $5.00 materials fee for copper rod included in your tuition price.
  • Please wear closed-toe shoes. Wear hearing protectors when warranted and safety glasses; bring your own or use BARN's. Tie back long hair. Avoid loose-fitting clothing and jewelry; roll up sleeves.
  • BARN-wide safety protocols can be found here. All participants will be required to wear a mask.
  • Tuition assistance is available. To fill out our simple form, click here to apply. 

Instructor Bio:

Nanz Aalund’s wide ranging career as a jewelry designer, goldsmith, and educator, began with high school shop classes. After serving as a fine jewelry designer and marketing consultant for Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, and Tiffany & Co., Aalund taught jewelry and metals classes at the University of Washington and at the Art Institute in Seattle. Earning a Masters of Fine Art (MFA/Metals) and a Masters of Education/College and Technical Teaching Curriculum (CTTC). Her work has been exhibited both national and internationally since the 1980’s. She authored the book, “Masters Gold,” published by Lark Books in 2009 and her most recent publication, “A Jeweler’s Guide to Apprenticeship” published in 2017 for MJSA, received a national AM&P Excel Award in 2018.

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